NMC Transfer Guide

To: Grand Valley State University - Main Campus

Program: Psychology

Students who major is psychology find jobs in such human services settings as mental hospitals, residential institutions for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, alcohol and drug centers, juvenile correctional facilities, and vocational rehabilitation centers. Grand Valley State University offers a wide range of courses in the undergraduate curriculum from developmental psychology to social psychology and neuropsychology to clinical psychology.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Admission GPA 2.5.
  2. Degrees are offered in Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Science.
    1. Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students may choose another foreign language than Spanish but it may be difficult to complete due to limited offerings. American Sign Language does not count at a foreign language at GVSU.
    2. Students seeking the Bachelors of Science degree should take MTH 131, Probability and Statistics.
  3. GVSU's website with Program Information »
    1. GVSU Transfer Guide »

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

GVSU World Perspective requirement (select one course here or one course under Social Science): ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122.

GVSU U.S. Diversity requirement (select one course here or one course under Social Science): ART 214, ENG 245, HST 111, HST 112, HST 211, HST 213, HST 228, MUS 111.

Click here to select additional courses if needed from Humanities area totaling 8 credits from more than one department

8

Science/Math

Credits

MTH 131, Probability and Statistics (if pursuing the Bachelor of Science at GVSU)

3

Click here to choose a total of 8 credits from more than one department in Science and Math

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 211 Developmental Psychology

3

PSY 212 Psychology/Exceptional Child

3

PSY 221 Psychology of the Personality

3

PSY 223 Social Psychology

3

PSY 250 Abnormal Psychology

3

GVSU World Perspective requirement (select one course here or one course under Humanities): ANT 113, GEO 109, PLS 132, PLS 211.

GVSU U.S. Diversity requirement (select one course here or one course under Humanities) SOC 201, SOC 220.

Click here to choose additional classes if needed from Social Science area totaling 8 credits from more than one department

8

Major and Additional Requirements

MTH 111 Intermediate Algebra

4

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Summer 2013

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